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but you and i are still going to pay more. >>> president obama enjoys shaved ice. joe biden puts his foot in his mouth yet again. and the sharks are circling. and what show is not complete without a cow that looks like a horse. "early today" starts right now. this is "early today" january 4th, 2013. >>> good morning, i'm mara schiavocampo. the december jobs report will be released today and in spite of the challenges of the fiscal cliff and hurricane sandy, economists are predicting 150,000 new jobs. that will remain at 7.7% unemployment. nbc's tracie potts is in washington with more on this. >> reporter: mara, good morning. holiday hiring and shopping could also have some play into all that. we'll know in about an hour and a half what those new job numbers look like. 150, 160,000 new jobs is what we're hearing. but the jobless rate 7.7% expected to stay about the same. there are a number of things we do know that could have some impact here, adp says private job growth was about 215,000 in the last month. weekly unemployment claims up about 10,000. we also now know retail sales were up m
that barack obama of the state of illinois received six votes for president and joseph biden of the state of delaware received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of kansas seems to be regular in form in authentic and it appears that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received six votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received six votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the commonwealth of kentucky seems to be regular in form and authentic and it appears there from that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received eight votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received eight votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of louisiana seems to be regular in form and authentic. it appears therefrom that mitt romney of the commonwealth of massachusetts received eight votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received eight votes for vice president. >> mr
people. and nothing is certain except death, taxes and right-wing out rage at president obama's family vacation. we're breaking out our video tape tonight. plus, president obama's not so secret political weapon. joe biden, he's sealing deals and having a whole lot of fun on the hill. the tape everyone is talking about is coming up. >> hey, mom! >> hey. >> how are you? i'm joe biden. come on, mom. take a chance. ruin your reputation here. >> you're watching politics nation on msnbc. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? maybe you want to incorporate a business. or protect your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like the help of an attorney. at legalzoom a legal plan attorney is available in most states with every personalized document to answer questions. get started at legalzoom.com today. and now you're protected. but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's
their other constitutional duty which is certifying the election of president obama vice president biden. caller: good morning, i am hoping that president obama will stick to what he has said and not allow them to gut social security, medicare and medicaid. i'm hoping that we can get to the point where he can find a way to go around them with another fiscal cliff. we can't have this. thank you. host: thanks for the call. fantasia washington post, 113th congress displays its diversity. democratic leader of the house nancy pelosi as she join other democratic female lawmakers over at the capitol. there are 20 new members of the senate who are also women and the former house speaker democratic leader had this to say about the issue of bipartisanship as she congratulated speaker john boehner for his own reelection. >> speaker boehner, i know all too well that we will not always agree. but i hope with all my heart that we will find common ground that is a higher better place for our country. surely, we can be touched by the better angels of our nature. surely we can be touched by the better
that barack obama of the state of illinois received 29 votes for president and joseph biden received 29 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, the certificate of the electoral vote of the state of georgia seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears the therefrom that mitt romney received 16 votes for president and paul ryan of the state of wisconsin received 16 votes for vice president. >> mr. president, certificate of electoral vote of the state of hawaii seems to be regular in form and authentic, and it appears therefrom that barack obama of the state of illinois received four votes for president and joseph biden of the state of delaware received four votes for vice president. >> you've been listening in here. at the end of the reads of all 50 states as well as the district of columbia, they compare the results of the four tally sheets and they'll sign those tally sheets and the vice president will then announce the total results and order them be to be inserted into the rep active journals. it's part of the tradition, and it is officially part of what is called election
. i think boehner is on the upswing. >> a lot of the pundits noticing a trend with president obama saying maybe he can't work with people that don't agree with him, the proof being here that long time statesman joe biden had to step in to broker this deal. that doesn't bode well for two months from now and two years from now. >> i think basically john boehner couldn't control the right wing of his credit. i will give him credit for bringing up a bill that the majority of his caucus opposed. this was a clear victory for president obama, no question. in two months it's going to be a difficult fight. i think jack is right. hopefully they'll be responsive on the other side. some of the people in his caucus will grow and default on our debt. >> brendan, when you talk about biden getting involved, it was mitch mcconnell that brought biden into. this harry reid was sitting there like a potted plant. he didn't do anything. mccome got the process going and -- mitch mcconnell got the vice president in and got the process going. it was mcconnell that started the drive in the senate and put th
constitutional business coming on, vice president joe biden will be presiding over a joint session of congress to officially count the electoral votes that will make president obama president of the united states for a second term. so a somewhat busy day here on capitol hill but it's going to wrap up pretty quickly after the vice president takes care of business, counting those electoral votes, victor, and then they're going to be off for a while, taking off next week, they'll be back on the 15th to approve the rest of that sandy aid, at least that's what's expected at this point. >> jim acosta for us in washington thanks. >>> there are a lot of unfamiliar faces walking around capitol hill right now. the house is welcoming 84 new representatives to its ranks. and they have a lot of work ahead of them, so how do they plan to get anything accomplished? people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i s
of the plane, senator biden is up there, the newly designated vice presidential candidate, and i told obama what had happened and he said yeah i wonder why he did that and he goes through all the permutations. and he says you know what, i think i reasonably smart. and he said it took me like six months to figure out how to be a presidential candidate, how to deal with the spotlight and this national politics. he said she may be the smartest politicians effort and she may be able to come out of alaska after a year and a half and handle all of this but i give it three weeks and then we will know if this is real. three weeks to the day she did her interview with katie couric, literally today that effectively ended it for her. i thought they might make a conservative jurist to pick someone that had at least a taste of the national stage or -- and this was more of a consensus on the political community that they might pick rob portman, the senator from ohio because he was so critical and he was a center-right conservative that could appeal may be more broadly, so i think a lot of people were sur
obama and boehner starting the negotiations. i think the obama/boehner stuff is probably done. start in the senate, you'll see a lot of vice president joe biden coming in. he's secured a lot of deals in the past, a lot of the big ones. so, and again, there's big ones coming up. debt ceiling, federal spending, sequester. you thought it was over, it's not over. >> this head of hair will be completely gray. so will yours, i'm sure. >> so will mine. >> any rising stars in this new congress? >> sure. everyone always talks about who will be the next, who is going to replace boehner. nobody wants his job. eric cantor. who wants his job? nobody. yes, there are rising stars, but nobody wants that job yet. >> mike, thank you so much. >> thank you. >> tony, over to you. >>> thank you both. still ahead this hour, proposal worthy of the stars. it's 7:40. we'll be right back.  >>> you could say the force is strong with this couple. after six years of dating, star wars creator george lucas has asked his girlfriend for her hand in marriage. she is a chairman at dreamworks animation, and the presi
obama's swearing-in ceremony. justice sotomayor will administer the oath of office for president joe biden. and right now the u.s. house is working on a $9.7 billion bill that provides money for flood insurance programs aimed at helping those affected by hurricane sandy. that is underway now in the house and you can see that on c-span. if they pass the measure the senate is expected to approve the measure after the gavel in today. live coverage of the senate at 12:30 p.m.. a senator's plan to meet with house members at 1 p.m. eastern for a joint session to count the electoral votes for the president and vice president. follow the house life now on c-span and the senate at all :30 eastern on c-span2. earlier today on the employment numbers for december were released with the jobless rate remaining at 7.8%. employers added 155,000 jobs for the month. despite negotiations over the fiscal cliff. >> roger williams, while he was a member of the clergy, was also incredibly trained and learned in a civil law and actually worked for sir coke in the british parliament in the chamber. and we se
from 31 last week. the still too early to see when the seasonal peak. barack obama said chooses chief justice john roberts to swear him in on jittery 20th and at the inauguration ceremony chief justice of the mayor will lead minister vice president biden's oath of office. >> k.k. of 2013 with a market rally but our guest today we'll talk about the bonds between the job numbers in the fiscal cliff what can we expect for the of what? we have senior vice president of fixed income of four ltv all research. what is your take these days? >> we have a sell-off to ring in the new year but you will get a sell-off like this it is the low yield environment for 2013. >> the highest level of eight months but bonds come so fast so quickly it is a big change. >> it is. it does not take much to get a sell-off. yield over the long term but we have another congress coming to keep treasury supported. lori: we heard from moody's warning congress to get its act together. warning of another downgrade. what about the treasury market's? >> there is of moderate probability from moody's and would not expect an
weekend. it is a tradition the obamas started back in 2009. also supreme court justice sonja sotomayor will become the first latina to take part in a swearing in ceremony. scheduled to administer the oath of office for vice president joe biden. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton is raring to go, according to a state department spokesperson. she is scheduled to return to work next week after a slew of medical problems. she plans to testify on the deadly terrorist attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi and they are working out a date with the senate foreign relations committee. >>> a big step for the children of sappedy hook elementary in newtown, connecticut. they boarded the buses early yesterday morning, and returned to class for the very first time since the mass shooting in newtown. just a couple of weeks ago. their new school building is a few miles away in nearby monroe, connecticut, also we have learned former congresswoman gaby giffords may visit newtown today. the state's lieutenant governor told cnn late last night this visit is planned, not confirmed, though. giffords bar
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